[arch-general] Unzip archive in which are multiple sub zip archiers?

Christian Demsar vixsomnis at fastmail.com
Fri Apr 17 16:53:58 UTC 2015

On April 17, 2015 12:29:36 PM EDT, Maarten de Vries <maarten at de-vri.es> wrote:
>On 17 April 2015 at 18:08, Csányi Pál <csanyipal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just get a ZIP archive and want to unzip it.
>> I'm using unzip to unpack this archive.
>> But when I did first unzip command, I get more ZIP archives, which
>> have again in it more ZIP archives.
>> Is there a command or application whic can unzip this ZIP archive and
>> it's sub ZIP archives at once?
>That doesn't sound like a common enough use case that someone would
>written a program just for that purpose. But you could write a simple
>script (or whatever you prefer) to recursively unzip a bunch of zip
>Keep in mind not to unzip the same files forever of course.

If you're not familiar with shell scripting I can write one (with detailed comments). I need the practice.

It'll have to wait until later today, however.

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